Papers of J.O. Westwood
Papers of John Obediah Westwood consisting of rubbings from, and notes on, inscribed and sculptured stones in Wales (made for Westwood's Lapdiarium Walliae), England, Ireland, the Isle of Man and Scotland.
- Creation: 1850-1879
2.07 Linear metres (22 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Lat. misc. b. 5, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Top. Anglesey a. 1; Top. Breconshire a. 1; Top. Caermarthenshire a. 1; Top. Caernarvonshire a. 1; Top. Denbighshire a. 1; Top. Flintshire a. 1; Top. gen. a. 3; Top. Glamorgan a. 1-2; Top. Ireland a. 5; Top. Man a. 1; Top. Merioneth a. 1; Top. Monmouthshire a. 1; Top. Pembrokeshire a. 1; Top. Scotland a. 1; Top. Wales a. 1, Top. Wales d. 1-5; MS. Lat. misc. b. 5
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13464
Papers of J.O. Westwood.
Biographical / Historical
John Obediah Westwood (1805-1893) was an entomologist and antiquary. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. VI, nos. 31818, 31849, 31852-7, 31860-1, 31866-9, 31891-2, 31894-9.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were purchased privately by the Library 24th April 1895.
- Papers of J.O. Westwood
- Collection Level Description and EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
- EAD version 2020
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